Contrary to the expectations of the public, just because the mama is gentle does not mean the foal comes out wanting human hands all over the body. Let’s face facts here. This is a new horse looking at a new world and every instinct that baby has says “RUN OR YOU’LL BE EATEN!” Granted, the […]Read More Starting The Babies
So why I am writing about this on a blog ostensibly about horses? Well, because sexual assault is about two things-and it has NOTHING whatsoever to do with the gender of the individual doing the assault and/or battery (they are different and I’ll explain) and the intended victim’s gender or even species. Yes-I said species […]Read More Sexual Assault-What Does It Mean?
They’ve perfected this and it has worked for a lot longer than we’ve been around. Seems to me that we should be learning from THEM. Just my opinion. Leadership According to A Horse-Lead-Change GroupRead More Leadership: Horse Style
First off-it is NOT endurance-while it does involve horses and distance, it is most definitely in no way shape or form linked to endurance. The two sports are like apples and grapefruit-both round, delicious, and good for you, but not the same. Let me explain: Endurance: This is about the HORSE only. It is primarily […]Read More What IS Competitive Trail Riding?
Or… How to catch a cat. via How to be a Brilliant Conversationalist: Horse Version — Relaxed & Forward: AnnaBlakeBlogRead More How to be a Brilliant Conversationalist: Horse Version — Relaxed & Forward: AnnaBlakeBlog
Now I’ll be honest-as if you’d know if I weren’t-I have no use for a horse that won’t stand tied or a human that caters to one that won’t. “I’ll just have to hold her because she pulls back.” Well, sister (this is almost invariably a female) get your big girl panties on and teach […]Read More Tying That Pony
Hold steady to the calm and peacefully persist. via Calming Signals: YOUR Response. — Relaxed & Forward: AnnaBlakeBlogRead More Shut Up-And Listen
Posted on BillyGoBoy.com PANAMA CITY BEACH (FL) – On Wednesday, April 26, 2017, the Panama City “Big Lick” Horse Show Manager Mr. Todd Fisher assaulted a CCABLAC (Citizens Against “Big Lick” Animal Cruelty) Welfare Advocate Clant M. Seay at the Frank Brown Park by telling him “You Are A Dead Man”. Mr. Seay is […] via […]Read More More Nastiness on the Big Lick Wars
It’s time for the annual reminder that horses are not dirt bikes.Read More Safety and Being a Spoil Sport-This Lady and I Have A Lot In Common
If you’ve been around horses for any appreciable length of time, you’ve dealt with something like this-the unexplainable-known only to the horse-but you’ve still got to cope with it BOOGER leap that they come up with. The height and prior warning can vary tremendously, and what follows can take on many forms-from simply standing and […]Read More There Be Boogers Out Here